Wednesday, April 18, 2007

MORE ON THE CREATIVE PROCESS

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Key to the Cosmos Mandala - (Earth Mysteries series) - © Sue O'Kieffe 2007

I have been thinking about the mandalas in my Earth Mysteries series the past few days. I am fascinated by the possibilities I think these mandalas present, but I have not as yet been satisfied with the way they have translated into print. Part of what makes them energetic on screen is diminished somewhat on paper. My desire is to showcase and accentuate the energy of the crystals which are the source images for these mandalas.arkansas quart crystal

I have been looking at different printing processes which would allow me to transfer digital prints to glass. I have begun to visualize these mandalas as plaques on a stand with light shining through them. There are many ways that I solve problems, and visualizing what I want even though I don't exactly know how I am going to manage to bring it all through, is just one of many techniques that I use.

This is just the beginning of another creative journey that I want to manifest to reality.

Please share your thoughts with me. I would love to read about your processes too.

2 comments:

dianeweb said...
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dianeweb said...

Hi Sue

Magnificent image!!

Yes, it can be quite a process to get things printed as you want them.

What creative ideas you have!!! I love the idea of sculpture of this mandala! so cool ...

I think I will try this idea of visualizing what I want with my art - I have done it in other areas. What an excellent idea!

~ Diane Clancy
www.dianeclancy.com/blog